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Sustainable Acoustic Panels and Your Health

Date(s) - 30/03/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Haworth Showroom
39/F China Online Centre, 333 Lockhart Road, Wanchai


Good acoustics are important to our well-being, whether at home, at work, at a leisure center or in a public building.  This seminar will introduce the audience to the use of natural wall and ceiling claddings that improve the acoustic quality of indoor spaces.  Technical criteria such as sound absorption, reverberation time, and speech intelligibility will be explained, and case studies will be presented to illustrate solutions to acoustic problems in offices, shops, theaters, schools, and sports facilities.  With a focus on sustainability, the lecture will also address the environmental considerations of different raw materials, production processes, environmental labels, and industry standards.  Finally, aesthetic issues such as panel structures, textures, colors, and edge-profiles will also be presented.



Kent Vium Pedersen has 18-year experience in acoustic solution and  sustainable healthy indoor environment of buildings.  With a background in civil engineering, he is currently responsible for the international activities of Troldtekt A/S, a Danish company with eighty year history in the design and manufacturing of sustainable acoustic panels.  Working closely with architects, engineers and business partners, Ken’s recent projects include Google HQ in Ireland, Eura Leisure Centre in Finland, and Studio City in Macau.



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